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REP. MARTINEZ AND MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAIʻI TO INTRODUCE MEMBERS OF PUʻULOA RANGE WORKING GROUP

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – On Wednesday, Representative Rose Martinez will be joined by Marine Corps Base Hawaiʻi and local environmental experts to announce members of the Puʻuloa Range Working Group, which will convene to address impacts of noise, lead contamination, shoreline erosion, and other concerns regarding the Puʻuloa Range Training Facility. Representatives from Kuleana Coral Restoration will also be present to discuss a $75,000 grant awarded to conduct independent tests.

 

In April 2024, the House of Representatives adopted House Resolution 18, establishing the formation of a working group to address issues related to water and air contamination and remediation arising from the operation of the Puʻuloa Range Training Facility.

 

WHO:            

  • Representative Rose Martinez (D-40 Portions of Lower Village and ‘Ewa Beach)

  • Aaron Ho representing City Councilmember Augie Tulba (D-9 Waipahū, Iroquois Point, West Loch, ʻEwa Villages and portions of ʻEwa Beach)

  • Major Jordan Fox, United States Marine Corps

  • John Clark, Vice Chair of the ʻEwa Neighborhood Board

  • Daniel Demartini, PhD, Kuleana Coral Restoration Chief Scientific Officer

  • Alika Garcia, Executive Director, Kuleana Coral Restoration Co-founder

  • Dean Sensui, Hawaiʻi Fisheries Council, Hawaiʻi Goes Fishing TV Executive Producer

  • Celia Smith, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Life Science Professor

 

WHAT:          Press Conference to announce the Puʻuloa Range Working Group and provide an update on sample testing.

 

WHEN:          Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

 

WHERE:       Hawaiʻi State Capitol – Rotunda

 

Please RSVP to c.lee@capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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